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Dagger

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The dagger has a steel blade of which the tip is broken. It has a handle with off-white pebbling and an applied gilt metal leaf spray on the side. The very end is a rounded gilt metal piece. At the juncture of the blade and handle is a gilt metal collar with a band of indentations.

Category:
WEAPONS
Object name:
Weapon
Made from:
Lacquer -- metal -- silk
Made in:
JAPAN
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
W. 12 5/8 in.
overall __ __32.02 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
35.57.2
Class:
LACQUER
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973